Lincoln County's 2020 gridiron slate features new venues from Hiawassee to Statesboro, perennial state powers, old rivals, and a neighboring school that hasn't played the Red Devils in over 80 years.
Lee Chomskis is returning to Lincoln County High as Athletic Director and Head Football Coach.
The GHSA approved Warren County's request to move from next year's Region 8-A Public to Region 7-A Public, reducing the size of Lincoln County's new region.
This year's Region 7-A teams will move to five different regions for 2020.
GHSA has released the tentative region assignments for the 2020-2022 school years. Lincoln County will be in 8-A Public with Washington-Wilkes, Warren County, Greene County, Commerce, Social Circle, and Towns County.
|Abbeville, SC||L 7-10||away||[FFN]|
|McCormick, SC||W 41-0||BBF-LCS||[FFN]|
|Tattnall Square||W 25-0||BBF-LCS||[FFN]|
|Warren County||W 41-14||away||[FFN]|
|Greene County||W 49-13||away||[FFN]|
|Hancock Central||W 49-14||BBF-LCS||[FFN]|
|Tattnall Square||W 35-7||away|
|Nov 22||Commerce||W 21-17||BBF-LCS|
|Marion County||L 21-28||away|
The BBF Wedding
Vernon Wilson was the Red Devil manager in high school. He saw they needed a kicker, so he worked hard and became the Devils' placekicker. After graduation, he volunteered as chief manager during practices and games. Nothing could have been more fitting for Vernon than to get married on Buddy Bufford Field. On June 18, 2011, he and Kim Poss tied the knot on the 50-yard-line about a few hundred fans watching. Mini footballs emblazoned with wedding info was thrown to the fans. The reception at a First Assembly of God continued the football theme, with artificial turf with the LC star. Vernon helped with the Red Devils from 1980 through 2015 - 36 years and thousands of volunteer hours.
Buddy Bufford and Thomas Bunch both played as Red Devils before leading the Lincolnton team to state football championships.